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Bar-Ilan University (Semester)
Tel Aviv, Israel (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA:: 3.0
Program Description:


Welcome to the Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law. Founded in 1970, the Faculty is today one of Israel's leading law schools. With about 30 full-time professors, some 80 adjunct professors, several distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, and over 2,000 students in its LL.B., LL.M., M.A. and PhD programs, the Faculty has become a dynamic academic center with international reputation. The Faculty's rich academic programs are supplemented by its many legal clinics and research institutes, and together, its faculty and students have built a warm community and supportive learning environment that attracts excellent students from all over Israel.

Program Dates 
Language of Instruction 
Housing and Cost of Living

Program Dates: 

The program is offered in the fall semester.

Fall (2011 is a little shorter than other years): October 30 - December 31
Spring: Please check the Bar-Ilan Student Exchange Website for the most updated information.

Language of Instruction:

The official language of instruction at Bar-Ilan University for the semester program is English, however, students with proficient Hebrew are welcome to take courses in either language.


Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at Bar-Ilan University, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by AUWCL's Office of the Registrar. AUWCL students will be enrolled in courses specifically geared to exchange students.

The following is a selection of courses offered at Bar-Ilan University:

  • Law and the Holocaust
  • Immigration Law
  • Law and Development
  • Transnational Regulation of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Universal Jurisdiction in International Law
  • Current Topics in Trademark Law
  • Consideration in Anglo-American Contract Law
  • International Investment Law
  • Introduction to Lawyering Skills and Values
  • The European Union: Integration Through Law

Housing and Cost of Living:

Bar-Ilan does not offer on campus housing. The Bar-Ilan Students Dean's Office will assist students to find off-campus housing.


For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Exchange FAQ page.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

Jamie Welling
Assistant Director
Office of Global Opportunities

American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 355
Washington, DC, 20016 USA

Telephone: (202) 274-4177
(202) 274-4005

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015-2016 03/01/2015 07/01/2015 TBA TBA